Executive Director, Global Crisis Practice Lead - APCO Worldwide
Eliot Hoff is the Executive Director and Global Crisis Practice lead at APCO Worldwide. He's a recognized expert in crisis management and preparedness. He works with his clients on their most challenging issues and has experience in all industries. He has specific expertise in product recalls and has managed some of the largest and most complex recalls in the food and consumer products sector. Prior to APCO, he was a vice president in Ruder Finn’s corporate reputation practice, also focusing on crisis management. Before Ruder Finn, he was the director of Connors Communications. While there, he launched several companies in the technology sector, including Vonage and Schema Ltd. He went to Connors from Hill and Knowlton, where he was part of the litigation group of the corporate practice. He is an attorney who began his career as associate director at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), where he implemented and expanded media relations and grassroots community outreach program in the New York region and served as spokesperson in the national and local media.